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Re: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce

On Sat, 2013-10-26 at 00:00 +0100, Kevin Chadwick wrote:
> > Pros:
> > 
> >  * CD#1 will work again without size worries
> > 
> >  * Smaller, simpler desktop
> > 
> >  * Works well/better on all supported kernels (?)
> > 
> >  * Does not depend on replacing init
> * Users can pick and choose components and drop down the size
>   significantly such as for debian embedded or security reasons as it
>   is designed to be modular and follow the unix philosophy.

This really pinpoints the whole problem: What happened to the Unix
philosophy, with freedom of choice? If you want a locked-in OS, with no
choices, choose Mac* or Windows*. This question is really getting out of
hand: We are talking Unix system freedom here, with all that follows
with it :) Please, freedom of choice, and (preferably free) software!

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